Kelvin Amayo
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Kelvin  Amayo

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Hillside, NJ

High School:
NIA Prep

Last College:
Iona

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 225

Position:
Guard

Experience:
TR

Major:
Masters of Education


12/21/2016

A Tough Thursday Test to Open Holiday Homestand

Lions to host four games over the holidays, starting with UT-Arlington, who enters with the No. 24 RPI.

12/19/2016

Cardiac Lions Do It Again

Brandon Brown's three-pointer with 0.9 seconds left earns men's basketball 69-66 win over Colorado State Monday night.

12/04/2016

Big Monday Match-up At Gersten

A busy week begins on Monday when Lions host Boise State at Gersten Pavilion.

11/23/2016

Four-Game Homestand Continues

Men’s basketball continues four-game homestand with Portland State in a tripleheader of basketball the day after Thanksgiving.

11/16/2016

Back Home For UConn

Men's basketball concludes Tip-Off Week 2016 with rare match-up with UConn on #AllForOneLMU Day of Giving.

01/07/2017

MBB | LMU vs. SCU Highlights

LMU Sports Network highlights of the Lions' 66-56 win over Santa Clara in West Coast Conference action Saturday afternoon.

12/01/2016

MBB | LMU vs. Portland State Highlights

LMU Sports Network highlights from the come-from-behind victory over Portland State on Nov. 25 at Gersten Pavilion.

11/17/2016

MBB | LMU vs. UCONN Highlights

LMU Sports Network highlights from the electric atmosphere at Gersten Pavilion for a mid-November classic with UCONN on Nov. 17.

03/04/2017

MBB | LMU vs. BYU

2017 West Coast Conference Championships quarterfinals at Orleans Arena, Las Vegas, NV

02/25/2017

MBB | LMU at Pacific

West Coast Conference regular season finale at Stockton, Calif., Feb. 25, 2017

02/23/2017

MBB | LMU vs. San Francisco

Senior Day in West Coast Conference action at Gersten Pavilion Feb. 23, 2017

02/18/2017

MBB | LMU vs. Pepperdine

West Coast Conference action during LMU Homecoming and Hall of Fame Weekend Feb. 18, 2017

02/16/2017

LMU vs. Saint Mary's

Feb. 16, 2017

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Up-to-Date Career Stats
2016-17 Season Stats

BRIEFLY... Kelvin Amayo wraps-up his collegiate career with his one season at LMU after earning an extension of eligibility from the NCAA, granting him a sixth year of basketball... earned his BA in Criminal Justice from Iona this summer and is in the Master's of Education program at LMU... posted a 3.85 in first semester in the program.

HIGHLIGHTS AT LMU...
IN 2016-17...SENIOR... Finished the regular season averaging 4.7 points and 3.8 rebounds in playing 27 of the 29 games... his 29 steals ranks ninth in the WCC (1.1 per game) and was part of the Lions' defensive rotation late in games, helping the Lions win four one-point games... posted a season-high 18 points against UCONN on Nov. 17 and had 17 off the bench against USD on Jan. 19... showing his versatility, he had 13 points and eight rebounds against Nevada (11/14/16), had four steals in the win over USF (2/23/17)... posted 13 games with at least two assists, including 12 (3.0 apg) the final four games of the season.

BEFORE LMU... Amayo, 24, played four games for Iona before suffering a season-ending as a junior at Iona in 2014-15. He had knee surgery prior to 2015-16, seeking a medical redshirt and a waiver to extend his eligibility, which he was granted. He started his college career at Marshall in January of 2012, playing in three games before electing to transfer to Iona. He sat out 2013-14 due to transfer rules..."Kelvin has dedicated himself to overcoming his hardships and with that experience will be in a position to lead by example," said Dunlap. "He has always been known as an incredible athlete and we have been really impressed with his work ethic."...In his final season as a scholastic athlete, he played for NIA School in Newark, NJ. He averaged 20 points, six rebounds, five assists and a couple of steals in leading NIA to a 26-7 record and a No. 6 national ranking among the country's prep schools. He was named a Newark Star-Ledger First-Team All-Prep selection for his efforts. He also attended St. Benedict's Prep and averaged 13 points, five assists and four rebounds in 2008-09. He had a triple double (15 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists) and was part of a team that finished the season No. 7 in the final USA Today Super 25 boys basketball rankings.

PERSONAL... Kelvin Nosa Amayo was born in Montreal, Canada, and is the son of Faith and Charles Amayo... has a younger sister... earned Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice at Iona and is working toward his Master's in Education at LMU.

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